SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An Illinois federal judge on April 4 ruled that a debtor willfully concealed a pending lawsuit for wrongful termination against his former employer when he filed for bankruptcy and granted summary judgment to the former employer (James Edward Smith v. American General Life Insurance Company, as successor in interest to Franklin Life Insurance, No. 06-3235, C.D. Ill., Springfield Div.; 2008 Dist. LEXIS 27488).